BA English and Drama, Washington College
MA Writing Seminars, Johns Hopkins University
PhD English and American Literature, University of Delaware
Teaching interests: Survey literature and art courses, Victorian studies, creative writing and ethical philosophy
Research interests: Victorian studies, gender studies and general education
Dickens Studies Annual. Co-editor. Vols. 41-43. AMS Press, 2010-12.
Fathers in Victorian Fiction. Co-author and editor. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011.
Idiots, Madmen and Other Prisoners in Dickens. St. Martin’s Press, 1993.
Suffering Mothers in Mid-Victorian Novels. St. Martin’s Press, 1997.
Other professional activity and/or awards:
Archivist/Subscription Manager, Dickens Quarterly
Co-editor, Dickens Studies Annual, volume 41 and onward.
Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award, Boston University, 1998-99.